on Shishapangma from Base Camp
This Lithuanian expedition is
the 2nd only Lithuanians expedition to Himalaya. First one was organised in
1993 autumn to Mt. Everest from the north side (Nobody summited. Current
expedition is organised by Saulius Vilius-lithuanian climber who last year
summited Mt Everest with the Estonian expedition.
List of the current
lithuanian expedition members: Saulius Vilius (leader), Mindaugas Leskauskas
(expedition doctor), Saulius Rudnickas, Eugenijus Simanauskas, Algirdas Kumza,
Vytas Gaucys and Algirdas Jonaitis. As you see there are no local guides or
sherpas. Expedition just have the cook and the kitchen boy.
Some details: 2005-04-15 team
arrived to Tibet.
2005-05-15 all the 7 members
climbed up to Camp III(7300m)
2005-05-16 in the morning it
was decided that only 3 climbers will go for the summit - Eugenijus
Simaniauskas, Saulius Rudnickas and Mindaugas Leskauskas.
The rest of the team were
going down. 2005-05-16 at 14:30 Tibetian time the youngest member and
expedition doctor -Mindaugas Leskaukas - reached the main summit of
Shishapangma - 8027m. this information from expedition leader - Saulius
Vilius by the satelite phone call just few hours ago
Digital Altimeter, Barometer, Compass and Thermometer. Time/Date/Alarms.
Chronograph with 24 hour working range. Timer with stop, repeat and up
function. Rotating Bezel. Leveling bubble. Carabiner latch. E.L. 3 second
backlight. Water resistant. 4" x 2-1/4" x 3/4" 2 oz. Requires 1 CR2032
See more here.